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Table 3 Attitudes toward gender inequitable norms related to sexual relationships stratified by education

From: An assessment of attitudes toward gender inequitable sexual and reproductive health norms in South Sudan: a community-based participatory research approach

Survey question   No education n = 159 Any education n = 444 P
It is the man who decides what type of sex to have Agree 123 (77.4) 323 (72.8) 0.31
Disagree 35 (22.0) 115 (25.9)
Missing 1 (0.6) 6 (1.4)
Men are always ready to have sex Agree 114 (71.7) 299 (67.3) 0.29
Disagree 44 (27.7) 143 (21.2)
Missing 1 (0.6) 2 (0.5)
Men need sex more than women do Agree 130 (81.8) 317 (71.4) 0.01
Disagree 28 (17.6) 123 (27.7)
Missing 1 (0.6) 4 (0.9)
You don’t talk about sex, you just do it Agree 81 (50.9) 194 (43.7) 0.15
Disagree 78 (49.1) 244 (55.0)
Missing 0 (0.0) 6 (1.4)
A man needs other women, even if things with his wife are fine Agree 134 (84.3) 321 (72.3) 0.004
Disagree 25 (15.7) 120 (27.0)
Missing 0 (0.0) 3 (0.7)
If a woman is married, she should have sex with her husband whenever he wants to, even if she doesn’t want to Agree 95 (59.8) 201 (45.3) 0.002
Disagree 63 (39.6) 239 (53.8)
  Missing 1 (0.6) 4 (0.9)  
  1. Data are presented as n (%).
  2. *P-values do not include missing category.